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Markel Ventures company receives award

Ellicott Dredges, a Markel Ventures-owned business, recently received the Overseas Private Investment Corporation’s (OPIC) “Impact Award.” Ellicott supplied dredges to help improve flood control and irrigation canals in Iraq.

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   Meet Bryan Sanders, President, Markel Wholesale 

Bryan discusses his new role, the structure of Markel Wholesale, and his insurance experience.

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Markel around the world

Featuring London, England 

A cultural capital for the arts, theatre, history, fashion, and shopping, London is a leading, global…

Originally inhabited by Powhatan Indians and located on the banks of the James River, Richmond is home to Patrick Henry’s famous “Give me Liberty or Give me Death” speech, the world’s first successful electric streetcar system,…

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Who is Markel Ventures?

Markel is not just in the insurance business. We own 14 non-insurance businesses as a means of diversifying our investments. Today’s highlight: AMF Bakery Systems

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Markel Global Insurance underwrites layers of excess liability for many of the top companies in the world.

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